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Pulse Dye Laser

 

 
 
Post-Operative Information
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
DRESSING
  • A bandaid may be applied by your doctor after your procedure. 

  • You may reapply a bandaid if the treated area is bleeding, oozing or if your doctor prescribed Salicylic Acid. 

  • Cloth bandaids are preferred.  

 

 

ACTIVITY

Upon your discharge, unless otherwise instructed, you may continue your normal activities including driving.

 

 

BATHING

You may resume your normal bathing routine immediately.

 

 

DISCOMFORT
  • Use Tylenol or Advil for pain as needed.  

  • If you experience pain or stinging, you may rest your foot/feet on ice for 10 minutes at a time.

 

 

PREVENTION
  • Keep shower clean. Use antiviral cleansers such as Clorox or Lysol to prevent spreading the virus to others.

  • Please do not walk around barefoot. This may spread the virus to others as well.

 

 

COMMON QUESTIONS  

See our LASER FAQ for answers to the most commonly asked questions.

 

 

FOLLOW-UP VISIT

Please note that several treatments may be necessary. If required, your next laser treatment will be made at the Center prior to your discharge. 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Center for Special Surgery at Hawthorne

104 Lincoln Avenue

Hawthorne, NJ 07506

For Life-Threatening Emergencies Call 911

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